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dal bati churma
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Dal Baati Churma

Dal Bati churma is the signature dish of Rajasthan.It tastes best with oodles of ghee.
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: bati, choorma, dal baati, dal baati churma, dal bati churma, panchratna dal
Servings: 6
Author: Gaurav


For baati

  • 4 cup wholewheat flour/aata
  • 1 cup Semolina/Sooji
  • ½ cup Clarified butter/ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Carom seeds/ajwain
  • ¼ teaspoon Baking soda
  • Salt as per taste

For churma

  • Use 2 bati made from above mixture.
  • 2-3 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon ghee

For dal

  • ¼ cup lentil each urad,tuvar,masur,mung,channa
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • Pinch of heeng or asafoetida
  • 1 onion large chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ginger- garlic chopped
  • 2-3 green chillies
  • 2 large tomatoes chopped
  • Salt as per taste


For baati

  • Knead the dough with warm water and a little stiff consistency.
  • Keep it covered for 30 mins.
  • Divide the dough in 18-20 portions of round balls.
  • Cook baati on a grill until cracks appear and all sides looked cooked.
  • In a preheated oven, it would take 20-25 minutes at 180 degree C. You will need to rotate the bati after 10 minutes so that they are cooked from all sides.
  • Once the baati is cooked, break it into pieces.Add few spoonfuls of ghee.
  • Serve it with mixed dal.

For the dal(brief steps)

  • Pressure cook your choice of dal/lentils with spices and salt.Keep it aside.
  • In a pan,heat oil,add ginger-garlic and chillies.
  • Add onions and salt.Cook till rawness disappears.
  • Now add chopped tomatoes and cook until they soften.
  • Add boiled dal to this mix.
  • Garnish with coriander. Serve hot

For choorma (quick option)

  • Use the above bati(2 bati).
  • Break into small pieces.Add 2-3 tsp. of sugar and 2 tsp. of ghee.
  • Process in a food processor.
  • Serve on room temperature.